Champion for Hope Imara Canady

We’re celebrating Imara Canady, a current member of our Atlanta Advisory Board, as a 40for 40 Champion of Hope! An Atlanta native, Imara is a highly respected executive leader and nationally recognized for building partnerships and collaborations that have a sustainable community impact. He has been a profoundly loyal servant to the city of Atlanta since the 90s, serving under several Atlanta Mayors and securing many incredible accomplishments for the city that have improved the quality of life for all Atlantans. Imara currently serves as National Director for Communications & Community Engagement for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the world’s largest, non-profit, HIV/AIDS service and advocacy organization. He also serves on a multitude of boards, committees, and councils across the Southeast, including the Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition (BLACC), the Fulton County Arts Council, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and the American Red Cross Minority Recruitment Board, to name a few. Imara has been featured in an impressive array of national and regional media outlets and has received numerous awards and honors recognizing his incredibly diverse portfolio of creative and professional endeavors.We couldn’t possibly fit all of Imara’s accomplishments here, but we are endlessly thankful to have such a dedicated and passionate advocate in our corner to support the life-saving work that we do every day.

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